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Pipetting Viscous Solutions Poster
Pipetting Viscous Solutions
The Pipetting Viscous Solutions poster provides guidance on pipetting solutions and helps in understanding that viscosity is the measure of a liquid’s resistance to flow.
Troubleshooting Automation
Troubleshooting Automation
This Troubleshooting Automation poster provides guidance on how to identify common problems so you can get the best performance out of your liquid handling platforms.

ISO standards for assessing the volumetric performance of automated liquid handling systems

By Rodrigues, G.
Simplify method transfer and reduce compliance risk by using an international standard This presentation covers how volumetric performance and regulatory standards overlap, focusing on the biggest…

Understanding Precision, Trueness and Accuracy

By Rodrigues, G.
Three brief videos break down recently-revised standards terminology to help you understand the background behind the change, and the importance of correct usage. Precision, trueness…

Volumetric Performance Assessment of Automated Liquid Handling Systems with ISO IWA 15

By Carle, A.B., Rodrigues, G.
Description The use of Automated Liquid Handling Systems (ALHS) is nearly ubiquitous in modern life sciences, clinical, forensic, as well as other analytical laboratories. These…

US Pharmacopeia Proposes Changes to Weighing Chapters

By Rodrigues, G.
Weighing is one of the most fundamental of laboratory tasks, and careful weighing is a central pillar supporting the generation of high-quality laboratory results. New proposals…

CMS Offers EP23 as Risk-Based Option for Clinical QC Plans

By Carle, A.B.
In two memoranda dated November 4, 2011 and March 9, 2012 the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have informed laboratories of their intention to provide a…

When Do Guidelines Become Requirements?

By Rodrigues, G.
MIQE Makes a Difference in PCR A guideline such as Minimum Information for Publication of Quantitative Real-time PCR Experiments (MIQE) is a good example of how a science-based…

New ISO Standard Answers Growing Need for Data Integrity in the Laboratory

By Rodrigues, G.
Technologies often develop more quickly than regulatory agencies can respond. This is especially true in drug discovery and development due to the rapid pace of new…

Taking Control of Your Quality Control

By Rodrigues, G.
Navigating Regulations and Standards for Liquid Delivery Verification Consider a quality control laboratory that processes 10 to 20 samples per day and releases as many…

Metrological Traceability of In-House Calibrations

By Rodrigues, G.
Equipment calibration is a necessary and common fact of life in regulated laboratories, and the decision on how to calibrate often begins with a simple…

Frequently Asked Questions regarding ISO 8655, pipette calibration, and Artel’s photometric method

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The answers to these FAQ’s were developed in consultation with Dr. Burkhard Winter of the German Standards Institute DIN, and are based on definitions given…